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Fajitas & 'Ritas

25 West St, Boston, MA 02111 (Charlestown)
+1 617-426-1222
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Ranked #602 of 2,784 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Charlestown
Description: Established in 1989, Fajitas & 'Ritas is an award winning, good-vibe, "unabashedly fun" restaurant and bar featuring fresh Texas and barbecue cuisine. Its namesake specialties include a variety of sizzling fajitas and frosty margaritas at Cheap Eats prices. Enjoy generous portions of fresh and healthy food while your relax in this down-to-earth and funky spot...Or... Kick back at the bar and sip some "honest margaritas". In fact, Fajitas & 'Ritas was nominated Best Margaritas in Boston by Citysearch and Best Cheap Drinks by AOL's City Guide. So stop by and eat, drink, party and hang out.
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Southampton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Went here with my boyfriend. I love margaritas, and they have quite a selection, very delicious, but best of all, reasonably priced! The food was good, nothing spectacular, but well worth the price! I will definitely be returning.

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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I recently went to Fajitas and Ritas with a group of 7 people for a birthday. We had a very hard time making a reservation the day of the dinner with the waitstaff, who told us they didn't take reservations and we couldn't talk to a manager about it. We finally did get a manager on the phone who did... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This was a unique combination between bar and restaurant: a tequila bar with great fajitas and margaritas, as the name would suggest. After a late flight landing in Boston, my boyfriend and I were famished and walked from our hotel in the Theatre district to hit up F&R just off Boston Common. We shared a large portion of steak and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Was back in Boston for a visit after a 12 year absence and decided to see if that Tex-Mex place was still there. To my delight it was. I brought the family in and we had a delicious meal. My kids are aged 3, 6,and 9 and you can tell that the friendly staff are used to children by the... More

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Long Island, NY
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Back in Boston again, and always look forward to a meal at Fajitas & 'Ritas. On a Thursday night, our 20 minute wait wasn't so bad, and we were lucky to find a seat at the bar to wait. Fajitas never disappoint and the straight up 'ritas are great. The only downfall is the fact that my coat continued to... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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110 reviews 110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

You won't be fooled into thinking you're in the mission district in San Francisco, but the food I had was tasty (shrimp quesadilla and nachos) and the frozen mango margarita hit the spot. The decor is cheerful and the service was fine (the food also comes very quickly). It's a decent, inexpensive and quick meal downtown.

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Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Walked by this restaurant yesterday and looked appealing enough to go in for lunch. Was seated quickly. Our server was courteous and prompt with our order. Chips and salsa were served and were just that, no more no less. We got the steak fajitas for 2 and they were very good. I felt the manager needed a little bit of... More

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My first time here and I'm not dying to go back. The shared pitchers of margaritas (which was suggested by our server of course) could not even fill 3 glasses because there was SO much ice in the jar. We ended up having to order a few of these, just so we could each have a couple drinks. Probably cheaper... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Been a fan of Fajita's & 'Ritas for a long time, and it never disappoints. Definitely worth a stop in. Salsa is tasty and not spicy - so great with kids. Gotta love the margaritas!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The frozen maragitas are sensational and cheap. I had 4 of them for like 20 bucks can't beat that. Mexican food was solid and renovations were a nice touch since last time I was there. Definately a good place for group of friends or co-workers. Great bar scene and atmosphere check it out.

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